2014 | Label: Big Legal Mess
From 1967-77, if you were a gospel group that wanted to make a record, you likely found your way to Designer Records in Memphis. Whatever your budget, label boss Style Wooten was willing to accommodate, producing and recording 45 RPM singles you could buy on an as-needed basis to sell at your shows — a form of self-publishing for the cash-strapped.
By this means, Designer Records released more than 500 gospel sets during the decade, 101 of which have been cherry picked for this four-disc box set. And what makes this… more »